Table 2 
Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS1) – Seasonally adjusted 

Employment by class of worker and industry (based on NAICS) – Seasonally adjusted
  August
2016
September
2016
Standard error2 August to September 2016 September 2015 to September 2016 August to September 2016 September 2015 to September 2016
  thousandsthousandsthousands change in thousandschange in thousands % change% change
Class of worker              
Employees 15,312.0 15,329.0 36.7 17.0 128.1 0.1 0.8
Self-employed 2,737.6 2,787.7 26.5 50.1 10.7 1.8 0.4
Public/private sector employees              
Public 3,623.7 3,622.9 21.0 -0.8 22.1 0.0 0.6
Private 11,688.2 11,706.1 36.8 17.9 106.0 0.2 0.9
All industries 18,049.5 18,116.7 29.9 67.2 138.8 0.4 0.8
Goods-producing sector 3,811.6 3,823.2 16.9 11.6 -34.6 0.3 -0.9
Agriculture 292.0 288.0 5.6 -4.0 -3.8 -1.4 -1.3
Natural resources3 317.5 318.8 5.3 1.3 -35.2 0.4 -9.9
Utilities 135.3 136.8 2.8 1.5 0.9 1.1 0.7
Construction 1,375.1 1,381.5 11.6 6.4 15.6 0.5 1.1
Manufacturing 1,691.7 1,698.0 11.0 6.3 -12.2 0.4 -0.7
Services-producing sector 14,237.9 14,293.4 28.5 55.5 173.3 0.4 1.2
Trade 2,741.6 2,730.6 15.2 -11.0 -1.4 -0.4 -0.1
Transportation and warehousing 912.0 920.3 8.3 8.3 4.2 0.9 0.5
Finance, insurance, real estate and leasing 1,123.9 1,131.5 8.7 7.6 27.3 0.7 2.5
Professional, scientific and technical services 1,377.1 1,387.3 11.3 10.2 15.2 0.7 1.1
Business, building and other support services 765.6 775.9 10.5 10.3 2.6 1.3 0.3
Educational services 1,251.2 1,267.9 10.5 16.7 25.0 1.3 2.0
Health care and social assistance 2,360.6 2,346.3 11.5 -14.3 32.6 -0.6 1.4
Information, culture and recreation 786.6 794.2 10.2 7.6 21.7 1.0 2.8
Accommodation and food services 1,228.5 1,231.2 11.8 2.7 31.7 0.2 2.6
Other services 771.8 770.5 8.2 -1.3 -7.3 -0.2 -0.9
Public administration 918.9 937.8 7.5 18.9 21.7 2.1 2.4
Note(s):
The sum of individual categories may not always add up to the total as a result of rounding.
Source(s):
CANSIM tables 282-0088 and 282-0089.
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